Wednesday, 11 July 2018 15:35

Swift Current RCMP investigate a shooting involving air soft gun

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On July 10 at 10 p.m., an adult male pedestrian was shot with what is believed to be an air soft gun resembling a black revolver. 

The shooter was a passenger in a black SUV travelling north bound on the 400 block of Central Avenue North in Swift Current. 
There were no serious injuries, but the police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible.

Police also want to advise the public that such incidents are taken seriously by the police and anyone involved could potentially be charged with the following Criminal Code Offences: Using imitation of a firearm in the commission of an offence (Section 85(3) Criminal Code), Assault with a Weapon (Section 267(a) Criminal Code) and/or Mischief (Section 430 Criminal Code).
If you have any information about this occurrence, please contact the Swift Current Municipal RCMP Detachment at 306-778-4870 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at

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